The story of the ‘King of Yorker’ T Natarajan from Tamil Nadu

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Natarajan Indian Cricketer: T.Natarajan Alias Nattu is an Inspirational Cricketer from Tamil Nadu. The one who traveled From Village gully cricket team to International Cricket Team. He earned his name as “Yorker King” in the cricket world. (@Criiicworld)

Until the age of 20, T Natarajan, who is emerging as India’s new T20I specialist, had only played tennis-ball cricket and barely had seen a proper cricket ground. With a family who lives in a village 36km off Salem, Natarajan is the eldest of five siblings and has done all sorts of odd jobs like newspaper selling or milk distribution to help his family, which also runs a small tea shop in his village.

T.Natarajan: Nattu is an Indian International cricket playing for the Indian Cricket Team currently and received an appreciation for his skill and talent from Senior players. He is brilliant with the Ball and the best upcoming young talented cricketer from Tamil Nadu.

T. Natarajan impressed the cricket world on T20I debut with 3-30 from 4 overs which helped India to Win the T20I Series -opening victory at Manuka Oval in Canberra, Australia

Natarajan is an Indian Cricketer who played as an Indian Cricket for the International series against Australia. Playing against Australia in Australia is not an easy task as a debut player. His brilliant performance in IPL 2020 gave him an excellent opportunity to learn against International players and Warner’s support gave him confidence.

Nattu is an Indian International cricket series in Australia played well in the T20 series.

Natarajan is known for his Yorker however in Australia he proved that he is capable of doing more than that. If u are playing with the same spirit and Skills, then most people expecting him to be the key bowler for the T20 World Cup. Will, he can fulfill the dream of our fans and cricket players of India? We have to wait and watch!

With his tennis-ball cricket prompting him to play a lot of local tournaments, soon Natarajan was scouted by some officials which made him first play in the divisional TNCA matches back in 2010-11. Due to his ability to bowl quality yorkers, which had mainly emerged from his tennis-ball play, aided Natarajan to climb up the ladder especially by playing for the Jolly Rovers team of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association.

While just making it into Tamil Nadu’s Ranji team, Natarajan was then suspected for his bowling action which predominately swayed him away at least for two years. However, with the help of BCCI officials, soon came a rectification and in IPL 10, Natarajan was first picked by the PBKS (then KXIP)  franchise for a whopping amount of INR 3 Crores. All in all, from not playing cricket in proper facilities to now being the only left-arm pacer to be in the reckoning for the Indian team, T Natarajan’s story is a typical tale that every small-town boy in India dreams of.

Natarajan Profile

Full NameThangarasu Natarajan
Nick NameNattu
Date of BirthMay 27th 1991
Birth PlaceSalem, Tamil Nadu, India
ProfessionCricketer and Sportsman
BowlingLeft-arm medium-fast
BattingLeft – Handed
Age as of 201929 Years
First Class Debut2014 in Ranji Trophy
Debut in IPL2017 with KXIP
Popular IPL2020 in UAE with Sun Riser Hyderabad
T Natarajan – Biography – info
ODI debutvs Australia at Manuka Oval, Dec 02, 2020
T20 debutvs Australia at Manuka Oval, Dec 04, 2020
IPL debutvs Rising Pune Supergiant at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Apr 08, 2017
Last IPLvs Delhi Capitals at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Nov 08, 2020 in UAE

He was born in Chinnappampatti, a village near Salem in Tamil Nadu. His father S. Thangarasu, was a weaver, and his mother sells chicken at a roadside stall. Natarajan is the oldest of five children.

IPL 2022 Mega Auction: T Natarajan back with SRH for Rs 4 cr

Natarajan’s yorkers and ability to keep the batters in check in the final overs of the innings became the talk of town as Sunrisers Hyderabad made it to the playoffs.

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